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Merck launches new skin care actives

Merck launches new skin care actives

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Ingredients supplier Merck has launched new cosmetics actives and invited CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com down to give us an exclusive insight on the skin care ingredients.

IMAN reveals Asian and Spanish women have similar skin care needs

IMAN reveals Asian and Spanish women have similar skin care needs

By Michelle Yeomans

The first multi-ethnic global cosmetic brand has likened Asian, Spanish and African skin tones as being similar and revealed that what most brands don’t realise is each ethnic group is experiencing the same challenges when it comes to cosmetics.

Multi-functional trend here to stay in skin care

Multi-functional trend here to stay in skin care

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Do we work too much? Do we demand too much from our consumer goods? Whatever the case, the multi-purpose trend is providing a welcome boost to the US and global skin care market.

Youcef Nabi has resigned from the luxury brand (image: L'Oréal)

L’Oréal confirms departure of Lancome president

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The L’Oréal Group has announced that its Lancome brand president Youcef Nabi has resigned and whilst reports speculate over the reasons, there is no official statement from the cosmetics maker.

Is bee venom emerging again as a key skin care ingredient?

Is bee venom emerging again as a key skin care ingredient?

By Michelle Yeomans

Bee venom popped up on the skin care scene a few years back as a natural alternative to the hugely popular Botox trend, boasting restoration and plumping properties, particularly in menopausal skin. Years later, it appears skin care formulators are turning...

(Credit: Mike Cohea/Brown University)

Scientists develop understanding of skin response to UV light

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Scientists have strengthened their understanding of how skin cells sense and react to ultraviolet light and protect themselves with melanin; which has implications for skin care products and leave-on treatments for exposure.

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